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Last chance for outdoor fans to enter weekend's Yorkshire Three Peaks walks

National park bosses have issued a final call for outdoor enthusiasts willing to put their heart and soles into a challenge event this weekend.

13 June 2016

Lost sunburnt Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers had no water or food

Two walkers who set off on a 24-mile challenge walk with no food, drink, map or compass were found after getting lost on the route.

12 June 2016

MBE for climber Shauna Coxsey as outdoor luminaries recognised in Birthday Honours

A top climber, an actor who has attempted Everest three times, a former Ramblers president and rescue team volunteers are among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

11 June 2016

Rescuers praise helicopter crew's 'impressive' flying in Cairngorms climbing tragedy

Rescuers have praised the crew of a helicopter for their part in an incident in which a climber died in the Cairngorms.

10 June 2016

Scotland's national parks seek volunteer walkers to 'adopt' mountain paths

Walkers are being asked to ‘adopt’ paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Mountains and the People project will also see 36 traineeships...

09 June 2016

Rescuers brave lightning to reach Helvellyn walker who fell from Striding Edge

Rescuers had to brave lightning and thunderstorms during a five-hour operation to help a walker who fell from a ridge on England’s third-highest mountain.

08 June 2016

Yorkshire Dales boss: 'bird of prey persecution is harming park's reputation'

National park bosses said persecution of birds of prey is damaging the area’s reputation. The Yorkshire Dales authority said it abhors the illega...

07 June 2016

Walker stretchered from Lake District fell after breaking leg in slip

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after breaking her leg. The woman was walking with a group on Sunday at Hause Gate between Cat B...

05 June 2016

Mountain biker airlifted to hospital with multiple injuries after Skiddaw fall

A mountain biker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after suffering injuries when he fell from his machine.

04 June 2016

Lakeland cyclist injured after falling in stream evading pursuing cow

A cyclist was injured when she fell into a stream while being chased by a cow. The incident happened at the River Derwent at Rosthwaite in the Lake...

13 June 2016

Climber Shauna Coxsey adds world bouldering title to MBE to top off 'incredible day'

A British climber topped an ‘incredible day’ by clinching a world title. Shauna Coxsey gained a silver medal in the Vail round of the boulderin...

12 June 2016

Calder Valley rescuers called out to three incidents in one day

Rescue team members were called out three times in one day to deal with incidents both in their area and farther afield.

10 June 2016

Construction giant Tarmac chips in to fund Peak District volunteering

A construction company has chipped in to help fund a national park’s volunteer scheme. Tarmac is donating £100,000 to enable the Peak District a...

10 June 2016

Cairngorms climber dies after 50ft fall in Coire an Lochain

A man has died after he fell while climbing in the Cairngorms. The climber was with another man on a route in Coire an Lochain in the Northern Corr...

09 June 2016

Is using your GPS gadget on the mountains a threat to your life?

Could your incredibly accurate little GPS receiver be a threat to your life? That’s a question posed by a mountain expert who said the increasing...

08 June 2016

Appeal to Glen Shiel walkers for sightings of missing man Roger Fletcher

Police have appealed to walkers and motorists in Glen Shiel for sighting of a missing walker. Roger Fletcher was believed to have set off to walk i...

07 June 2016

Olympic decision takes climbing one move closer to inclusion in 2020 Tokyo games

Climbing has made a further move towards inclusion in the Olympic Games after receiving support from the movement’s executive board.

04 June 2016

Two climbers airlifted to hospital after fall on The Cobbler

Two climbers were airlifted from a mountain in the southern Highlands after injuring themselves in a fall.

03 June 2016

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